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Austin American Statesman: Bill Aims to Expand Coverage of New Breast Cancer Screening Technology

March 22, 2017 Solis Mammography, an independent provider of breast imaging services, believes that an educated patient makes the best decisions about their health. For this reason, Solis is urging support for Texas House Bill 1036 (HB1036), which if passed, would require all commercial insurance providers in Texas to cover digital breast tomosynthesis, also known as 3-D mammography, for breast cancer screening and diagnosis. House Bill 1036 was introduced on Jan. 1 by Texas Rep. Senfronia Thompson (D-Houston).
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KVUE ABC Austin: Bill Would Require Insurance To Cover 3D Mammograms

March 22, 2017 A bill filed during the 85th Texas Legislative Session would require all insurance companies to cover 3D mammography, a procedure that some say can detect breast cancer earlier.
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Addison Magazine: Solis Mammography Supports Texas House Bill 1036

March 22, 2017 Solis Mammography, an independent provider of breast imaging services, believes that an educated patient makes the best decisions about their health. For this reason, Solis is urging support for Texas House Bill 1036 (HB1036), which if passed, would require all commercial insurance providers in Texas to cover digital breast tomosynthesis, also known as 3-D mammography, for breast cancer screening and diagnosis. House Bill 1036 was introduced on Jan. 1 by Texas Rep. Senfronia Thompson (D-Houston).
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Imaging Technology News (ITN): Solis Mammography Offers Advice to Help Minimize Mammography Recalls

March 17, 2017 Solis Mammography recently released a statement taking issue with incorrectly interpreted terminology used by reporters and others referring to a mammogram callback as a “false positive.” As evidence, the statement highlighted a study published Feb. 9 in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention that referred to mammography recalls as false positive mammograms. This led to news reports across the country stating that a false positive was defined as “a doctor telling a woman that cancer is present, but it turns out not to be.” Solis Mammography said this is more than a simple misspeak on the part of a reporter. It’s a common misunderstanding and is blatantly false.
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El Mundo: 3D Mammography: Key To Stopping Breast Cancer

March 16, 2017 The HB1036 bill proposes that all private health insurance companies that serve in the state cover the costs of breast digital tomosynthesis, better known as 3D, for the detection and diagnosis of breast cancer, which, according to The experts, would be a great step in the improvement of the health of the Texan woman, since it would be within reach of the majorities. The proposal was presented to the legislative session by Democrat Senfronia Thompson (Houston) member of the Texas House of Representatives.
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Imaging Technology News (ITN): Solis Mammography Supports Texas Tomosynthesis Insurance Coverage Bill

March 9, 2017 Solis Mammography, an independent provider of breast imaging services, believes that an educated patient makes the best decisions about their health. For this reason, Solis is urging support for Texas House Bill 1036 (HB1036), which if passed, would require all commercial insurance providers in Texas to cover digital breast tomosynthesis, also known as 3-D mammography, for breast cancer screening and diagnosis. House Bill 1036 was introduced on Jan. 1 by Texas Rep. Senfronia Thompson (D-Houston).
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CBS DFW: Bill Would Require Insurance To Cover 3-D Mammography

March 9, 2017 Solis is urging support for Texas House Bill 1036, which if passed, would require all commercial insurance providers in Texas to cover digital breast tomosynthesis, also known as 3-D mammography™, for breast cancer screening and diagnosis. House Bill 1036 was introduced on Jan. 1 by Texas Rep. Senfronia Thompson (D-Houston).
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KRLD News Radio 1080: Connie Oliver discusses HB 1036

March 8, 2017 Solis Mammography – the nation's largest independent provider of breast imaging services believes that an educated patient makes the best decisions about their health.  For this reason, Solis is urging support for Texas House Bill 1036, which if passed, would require all commercial insurance providers in Texas to cover digital breast tomosynthesis, also known as 3-D mammography™, for breast cancer screening and diagnosis. House Bill 1036 was introduced on Jan. 1 by Texas Rep. Senfronia Thompson (D-Houston).
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Solis Mammography Supports HB1036: 3-D Mammography Insurance Coverage for Texas Women

March 7, 2017 Solis is urging support for Texas House Bill 1036, which if passed, would require all commercial insurance providers in Texas to cover digital breast tomosynthesis, also known as 3-D mammography™, for breast cancer screening and diagnosis. House Bill 1036 was introduced on Jan. 1 by Texas Rep. Senfronia Thompson (D-Houston).
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Imaging Technology News (ITN): Finding Value in Digital Breast Tomosynthesis

March 3, 2017 New research presented by Stephen Rose, M.D., chief medical officer of Solis Mammography and president of Rose Imaging Physicians Group, Houston, at the 2016 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting found recall rates, cancer detection and invasive cancer detection for women under age 50 were significantly improved with the addition of digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) to mammography. 
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CBS KHOU: Early Detection

March 1, 2017 Great Day Houston features Dr. Shultz of Solis Mammography to discuss the many benefits of 3D mamography.
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Let Life Happen Blog: Medical Jargon Harms Women – A Mammography Callback Doesn’t Mean Cancer

February 20, 2017 Solis Mammography, the nation’s largest independent provider of breast imaging services, takes issue with incorrectly interpreted terminology used by reporters and others – such as referring to a mammogram callback as a “false positive.” Case in point: a study published Feb. 9 in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention referred to mammography recalls as false positive mammograms. This led to news reports across the country stating that a false positive was defined as “a doctor telling a woman that cancer is present, but it turns out not to be.” This is more than a simple misspeak on the part of a reporter. It’s a common misunderstanding and is blatantly false
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Greensboro News & Record: Early Breast Cancer Detection Saves Lives

February 14, 2017 For National Cancer Prevention month, we urge women to use their voices and influence with family and friends to communicate: Breast cancer early detection matters.
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FYI Denton: Notes for Feb. 14

February 14, 2017 Solis Mammography, the nation's largest independent provider of breast imaging services, wants to remind women of the importance of early detection in honor of National Cancer Prevention Month. The only way to catch the disease at its earliest stage is through mammography, and specifically, today’s 3-D mammography (also known as digital breast tomosynthesis.) 
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Solis Mammography: Medical Jargon Harms Women – A Mammography Callback Doesn’t Mean Cancer

February 10, 2017 Solis Mammography, the nation's largest independent provider of breast imaging services, takes issue with incorrectly interpreted terminology used by reporters and others – such as referring to a mammogram callback as a “false positive.” Case in point: a study published Feb. 9 in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention referred to mammography recalls as false positive mammograms. This led to news reports across the country stating that a false positive was defined as “a doctor telling a woman that cancer is present, but it turns out not to be.” This is more than a simple misspeak on the part of a reporter. It’s a common misunderstanding and is blatantly false.
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FYI Denton: Solis Mammography’s Pioneers in Women’s Breast Health Discuss Evolution in Breast Imaging

February 7, 2017 In honor of Solis Mammography’s 30th anniversary in 2016, three pioneers in women’s breast health – Dr. Timothy Freer, founder and practicing radiologist; Dr. Stephen Rose, chief medical officer; and James Polfreman, CEO and president of Solis Mammography – gathered for a roundtable discussion
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The Arizona Republic: Letter: Yes, Annual Mammograms Are Still Best

February 7, 2017 In honor of National Cancer Prevention Month, Solis Mammography is on an education mission about breast health. We applaud all efforts to increase awareness, but seek more attention on prevention and early detection. 
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Three Decades of Changing Technology – Film, Digital, 3-D Mammography

February 3, 2017 In honor of Solis Mammography’s 30th anniversary in 2016, three pioneers in women’s breast health – Dr. Timothy Freer, founder and practicing radiologist; Dr. Stephen Rose, chief medical officer; and James Polfreman, CEO and president of Solis Mammography – gathered for a roundtable discussion. 
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eParisExtra: Be A Social Advocate For Breast Health With More than A Red Heart

February 1, 2017 Solis Mammography, the nation's largest independent provider of breast imaging services, wants to remind women of the importance of early detection in honor of National Cancer Prevention Month. The only way to catch the disease at its earliest stage is through mammography, and specifically, today’s 3-D mammography (also known as digital breast tomosynthesis.)
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Be A Social Advocate for Breast Health with More Than a Red Heart

January 24, 2017 In honor of National Cancer Prevention Month in February, Solis Mammography, the nation's largest independent provider of breast imaging services, is urging women to their voices and their influence to be really clear with family, friends and followers – urging them to get informed and get screened.
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Southlake Style: Hollywood On the Runway Will Be the 20th Annual Fashion Show and Benefit Hosted by National Charity League

January 24, 2017 Solis Mammography is a platimum sponsor of the upcoming the 20th annual Hollywood On the Runway, Fashion Show and Benefit hosted by the Southlake chapter of the National Charity League. The event is a beautiful merging of fashion and charitable giving, and will be held at the Hurst Conference Center on March 5th.
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Solis Mammography 30th Anniversary Video

January 9, 2017 Putting patients first has been our mission for 30 years. Our story began in Plano, Texas, when Dr. Timothy Freer opened our very first Women's Diagnostic Center. His passion for patients helped the business grow to five locations throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. With the goal of bringing this same level of patient-focused care to a larger population, our business name evolved in 2005 to the Solis brand.
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Let Life Happen: Solis Mammography Celebrates Top 4 Advancements

December 31, 2016 2016 was a monumental year for women’s breast health, with major advancements including the addition of insurance coverage of 3-D mammography by Cigna, increased efforts by the NFL to drive women to make breast health a priority, developments in research that prove the impact of screening patients ages 40 to 49 and research that confirms there is no need to observe a cutoff age for mammography.
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Weatherford Democrat: Study: No Age Cutoff For Mammograms

December 30, 2016 Mammography guidelines are bound to change with the advent of new technologies and studies, said Connie Oliver, vice president of marketing and client relations for Solis Mammography. One major rule that is already being challenged is having an established cutoff age for stopping breast cancer. There are conflicting guidelines, but a study presented at the Radiological Society of North America annual meeting by Dr. Cindy S. Lee, assistant professor in residence at the University of California San Francisco, found there is no clear cutoff age to stop breast cancer screening.
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eParis Extra: Solis Mammography Celebrates Top 4 Advancements

December 28, 2016 2016 was a monumental year for women’s breast health, with major advancements including the addition of insurance coverage of 3-D mammography by Cigna, increased efforts by the NFL to drive women to make breast health a priority, developments in research that prove the impact of screening patients ages 40 to 49 and research that confirms there is no need to observe a cutoff age for mammography.
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North Dallas Gazette: 2016 Marks a Banner Year for Breast Health

December 28, 2016 2016 was a monumental year for women’s breast health, with major advancements including the addition of insurance coverage of 3-D mammography by Cigna, increased efforts by the NFL to drive women to make breast health a priority, developments in research that prove the impact of screening patients ages 40 to 49 and research that confirms there is no need to observe a cutoff age for mammography.
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2016 Marks a Banner Year for Breast Health

December 27, 2016 2016 was a monumental year for women’s breast health, with major advancements including the addition of insurance coverage of 3-D mammography by Cigna, increased efforts by the NFL to drive women to make breast health a priority, developments in research that prove the impact of screening patients ages 40 to 49 and research that confirms there is no need to observe a cutoff age for mammography.
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Breastcancer.org: 3-D Mammograms Improve Detection in Women Younger Than 50

December 15, 2016 Recall rates, cancer detection and invasive cancer detection for women under the age of 50 are significantly improved with the addition of 3-D mammography, said Dr. Stephen Rose, Solis Mammography’s Chief Medical Officer and President of Rose Imaging Physicians Group. Rose presented an abstract to back up that theory Sunday at the Radiological Society of North America 2016 Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting in Chicago.
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Southlake Style: Solis Mammography Launches 2016 Give the Gift of Health Campaign

December 15, 2016 ’Tis the season of giving, and this year Solis Mammography, the nation’s largest independent provider of breast imaging services, will give a $10 donation to select Ronald McDonald House Charities® (RMHC®) Chapters with its Give the Gift of Health campaign for every mammogram (2-D or 3-D) scheduled and completed by December 31, 2016. 
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Solis Mammography Launches 2016 Give the Gift of Health Campaign

December 14, 2016 ‘Tis the season of giving and this year Solis Mammography, the nation’s largest independent provider of breast imaging services, will give a $10 donation to select Ronald McDonald House Charities® (RMHC®) Chapters with its Give the Gift of Health campaign for every mammogram (2-D or 3-D) scheduled and completed by Dec. 31. In order to benefit the many communities we serve, these donations will be made to local Ronald McDonald House® programs within eight major markets.
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Let Life Happen: Research Proves 3-D Mammograms (Tomosynthesis) Increase Early Detection

December 4, 2016 Solis Mammography’s Chief Medical Officer and President of Rose Imaging Physicians Group, Dr. Stephen Rose, presented his abstract on Tomosynthesis Impact on Screening Patients 40 to 49 on Sunday, Nov. 27, at the Radiological Society of North America 2016 Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting in Chicago. Dr. Rose discovered that recall rates, cancer detection and invasive cancer detection for women under the age of 50 were significantly improved with the addition of tomosynthesis (3-D) to mammography.
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Imaging Technology News: Research Proves Tomosynthesis Increases Early Detection

December 2, 2016 New research presented at the 2016 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting found recall rates, cancer detection and invasive cancer detection for women under age 50 were significantly improved with the addition of tomosynthesis to mammography. The research was presented by Stephen Rose, M.D., chief medical officer of Solis Mammography and president of Rose Imaging Physicians Group, Houston.
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Weatherford Democrat: Study Confirms 3-D Mammograms Reduce Recall Rate

November 30, 2016 Recall rates, cancer detection and invasive cancer detection for women under the age of 50 are significantly improved with the addition of 3-D mammography, said Dr. Stephen Rose, Solis Mammography’s Chief Medical Officer and President of Rose Imaging Physicians Group. Rose presented an abstract to back up that theory Sunday at the Radiological Society of North America 2016 Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting in Chicago. 
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MedPage Today: 3D Mammo Ups Cancer Detection In Women Under Age 50 - But Tomosynthesis Is Not Without Its Hassles, Expert Warns

November 29, 2016 The addition of tomosynthesis to mammography provided better screening performance and lower recall rates, as well as higher invasive cancer detection in younger women, reported Stephen Rose, MD,chief medical officer of Solis Mammography, a group of 30 clinics headquartered in Addison, Texas. 
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Research Proves 3-D Mammograms (Tomosynthesis) Increase Early Detection

November 28, 2016 Solis Mammography’s Chief Medical Officer and President of Rose Imaging Physicians Group, Dr. Stephen Rose, presented his abstract on Tomosynthesis Impact on Screening Patients 40 to 49 on Sunday, Nov. 27, at the Radiological Society of North America 2016 Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting in Chicago. Dr. Rose discovered that recall rates, cancer detection and invasive cancer detection for women under the age of 50 were significantly improved with the addition of tomosynthesis (3-D) to mammography.
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Aunt Minnie: Solis Mammography Touts DBT Study at RSNA 2016

November 28, 2016 Solis Mammography's Chief Medical Officer and President of Rose Imaging Physicians Group, Dr. Stephen Rose, presented his abstract on Tomosynthesis Impact on Screening Patients 40 to 49 on Sunday, Nov. 27, at the Radiological Society of North America 2016 Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting in Chicago. Dr. Rose discovered that recall rates, cancer detection and invasive cancer detection for women under the age of 50 were significantly improved with the addition of tomosynthesis (3-D) to mammography.
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Health Care Business Daily News: Research Presented At RSNA Shows Breast Tomosynthesis Increases Early Cancer Detection

November 28, 2016 Solis Mammography's Chief Medical Officer and President of Rose Imaging Physicians Group, Dr. Stephen Rose, presented his abstract on Tomosynthesis Impact on Screening Patients 40 to 49 on Sunday, Nov. 27, at the Radiological Society of North America 2016 Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting in Chicago. Dr. Rose discovered that recall rates, cancer detection and invasive cancer detection for women under the age of 50 were significantly improved with the addition of tomosynthesis (3-D) to mammography.
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FOX 8 WVUE New Orleans: Research Proves 3-D Mammograms (Tomosynthesis) Increase Early Detection

November 28, 2016 Solis Mammography's Chief Medical Officer and President of Rose Imaging Physicians Group, Dr. Stephen Rose, presented his abstract on Tomosynthesis Impact on Screening Patients 40 to 49 on Sunday, Nov. 27, at the Radiological Society of North America 2016 Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting in Chicago. Dr. Rose discovered that recall rates, cancer detection and invasive cancer detection for women under the age of 50 were significantly improved with the addition of tomosynthesis (3-D) to mammography.
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Dallas Morning News: Mammography Saves Lives

November 10, 2016 Connie Oliver, vice president of marketing and client relations of Solis Mammography shares how mammography can save lives with The Dallas Morning News.
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Aunt Minnie: DBT Cuts Recall Rates, Finds More Cancers In Young Women

November 9, 2016 Adding digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) to mammography reduces recall rates while increasing cancer detection in women younger than 50, according to  Dr. Stephen Rose, chief medical officer of Solis Mammography and president of Rose Imaging Physicians Group. 
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Living Magazine: Considering Breast Augmentation? 10 Things You Should Know Before You Go Under the Knife

November 3, 2016 Cathy Wilson, Vice President of Operations for Solis Mammography shares things you need to know about mammography when considering breast augmentation with Living Magazine.
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The Star-Telegram: Happy Anniversary WRMC

Weatherford Regional Medical Center - (WRMC), the only full service hospital in Parker County, will celebrate it's 10th anniversary  on Friday, Nov. 4, 2016.
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Radiology Life: It's Time To Rethink P.I.N.K.

October 27, 2016 James Polferman, CEO of Solis Mammography discusses the importance of the Rethink P.I.N.K. in honor of  Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
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National Pain Report: 14 Tips for Less Painful Mammograms

October 27, 2016 Cathy Wilson, vice president of operations with Solis Mammography – North Texas region shares tips for a less painful mammogram experience.
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Dallas Business Journal: CFO Mano Mahadeva's Organization Has the Ingredients for Success

October 26, 2016 For Solis Mammography CFO Mano Mahadeva, cooking is the thing that calms him after at the day the office. He shares with the Dallas Business Journal Solis Mammography's recipe for success.
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KHOU: Solis Mammography on Great Day Houston

October 25, 2016 Solis Mammography was recently featured on Great Day Houston in honor of National Women's Breast Health Month in October.
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Dallas Morning News: Breast Cancer Awareness

October 25, 2016 In October, Dallas becomes awash with pink. Solis Mammography applauds those who have led to heightened awareness of breast cancer through the pink movement, our research shows that this has also caused many women to avoid their annual mammogram due to fear and anxiety associated with the disease
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Fact-Checking 21 Beliefs About Mammograms

October 17, 2016 Fact-Checking 21 Beliefs about Mammograms - Solis Mammography Publishes List of Nearly Two Dozen Myths to Give Women Peace of Mind about How Easy and Beneficial Mammograms Can Be In the wake of National Mammography Day, Oct. 21, the 21 fallacies include mistaken attitudes toward mammograms, health care insurance, early detection and more.
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Addison Magazine: Women's Health Beyond Breast Cancer Awareness

October 17, 2016 With October being breast cancer awareness month, now is an ideal time to explore what women can do to lead healthier lives, starting with their everyday habits. Of course, seeing your doctors regularly for screenings and checkups is vitally important. Read More: http://online.publicationprinters.com/launch.aspx?eid=5038ff54-a847-451e-a83c-007389074b92
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Solis Mammography Wants Women to “Rethink P.I.N.K.” This October

October 12, 2016 Since 1982, the pink ribbon has made it acceptable for men and women to talk more openly about women’s breast health and associate the pink ribbon with breast cancer awareness. With the passage of the Affordable Care Act in 2010, 2D mammography is covered 100 percent by nearly all insurance plans. And yet the sad reality is that almost half of American women who have health insurance are still not getting their annual mammogram. Read more: http://www.katymagazine.com/solis-mammography-wants-women-rethink-p-n-k-october/
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Houston Lifestyles & Homes: Fact-checking the Myths About Breast Cancer

October 1, 2016 With the political season heating up as the presidential election draws ever closer, it seems that everything is being fact-checked. Just as we fact-check candidates’ statements to help ensure the health of our nation, we should also be fact-checking some common beliefs about breast cancer to ensure the health of our bodies.
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North Central News: Don't Put Off a Mammogram

October 1, 2016 Every October, it seems the United States is awash in pink. Pink ribbons spring up on vehicles and clothing, and even professional sports organizations trade in their team colors for pink. Solis Mammography, the nation’s largest independent provider of breast imaging services, wants women to Rethink P.I.N.K. this October.
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Solis Mammography Wants Women to Rethink P.I.N.K. This October

September 27, 2016 “At Solis, we’ve done our research and understand that too many women neglect their annual screening, not because they’re busy, but because of the stress and anxiety related to this unique test. Much of that stress is alleviated, however, when women are educated about their options. That’s what Rethink P.I.N.K. is all about,” says Connie Oliver, vice president with Solis Mammography. “The pink ribbon has done a lot of good, but it’s also caused a lot of fear – fear that we can mitigate by providing a better experience, accurate and fast results, less callbacks, less discomfort and easy access. Put simply, there is a difference, and when women experience that difference, they make better choices.” Read More: https://www.eparisextra.com/live-healthy/113657/solis-mammography-wants-women-to-rethink-p-i-n-k-this-october
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Solis Mammography Wants Women to “Rethink P.I.N.K.” This October

September 26, 2016 Solis Mammography created the Rethink P.I.N.K. campaign in 2015 to coincide with October’s National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and to shift the focus of messaging around breast cancer to one of positivity and breast health: P = Peace of Mind, I = Incredible Service, N = No Discomfort, and K = Knowledge is Power.
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Dallas Voice: Marching with Pride for Breast Health

September 16, 2016 Solis Mammography is sponsoring a float in the Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade in an attempt to bring greater breast cancer awareness to the lesbian community.
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Solis Mammography Empowers DFW’S LGBT Community


Mind Your Own Business: One giant leap for women’s breast health; one small step for national insurers

September 6, 2016 The impact of 3D mammography and insurance coverage. Late last month, Cigna insurance company became the first national private insurer to cover the latest three-dimensional technology for detecting breast cancer -- drawing cheers from the technology’s manufacturers, breast screening centers and others nationwide.
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Curve Magazine: Let's Talk About Breasts

September 1, 2016 In October, many across our nation will again be “celebrating” Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It’ll be a time when the color pink is everywhere we look—from the grocery store to the NFL football field. We at Solis Mammography applaud the many organizations that commemorate this month, as they’ve done a remarkable job bringing about greater awareness to the horrific disease that is breast cancer.
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One Small Step for National Insurers, One Giant Leap for Women’s Health

September 1, 2016 Cigna based the change on recently published clinical research from the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN), which highlighted the benefits of 3D Mammograms. The insurer will provide coverage of 3D mammograms for annual breast cancer screening for all women over age 40 and for high-risk women starting at age 25.
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Cigna Becomes First National Private Insurer to Cover 3D Mammography

September 1, 2016 August 23 was a monumental day for women and women’s breast health, reported Solis Mammography. Cigna announced that they would begin providing insurance coverage for 3D mammograms, effective immediately, becoming the first national private insurer to cover 3D mammograms. Medicare announced coverage in January 2015, and for the past 20 months, certain private insurers have added coverage, but only in select regional markets. 
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City Scene - Columbus: Maintaining a Relationship With Your Doctor Has Benefits

September 1, 2016 Diana Von Voigt, center director for Columbus, OH shares the benefits of maintaining a relationship with your doctor to monitor changes in your breast health.
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One Small Step for National Insurers, One Giant Leap for Women’s Health

August 31, 2016  August 23 was a monumental day for women and women’s breast health, reported Solis Mammography. Cigna announced that they would begin providing insurance coverage for 3D mammograms, effective immediately, becoming the first national private insurer to cover 3D mammograms. Medicare announced coverage in January 2015, and for the past 20 months, certain private insurers have added coverage, but only in select regional markets.
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One Small Step for National Insurers, One Giant Leap for Women’s Health

August 31, 2016 August 23 was a monumental day for women and women’s breast health, reported Solis Mammography. Cigna announced that they would begin providing insurance coverage for 3D mammograms, effective immediately, becoming the first national private insurer to cover 3D mammograms. Medicare announced coverage in January 2015, and for the past 20 months, certain private insurers have added coverage, but only in select regional markets.
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Community Impact News: Solis Mammography acquires Southlake business

July 27, 2016 Solis Mammography, one of the nation’s largest independent provider of screening and diagnostics for breast health serving more than 600,000 patients a year, finalized its acquisition of Breast Diagnostics of North Texas in June.
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Southlake Style: Solis Mammography Acquires Breast Diagnostics in Southlake and Denton

July 22, 2016 Solis Mammography, the nation’s largest independent provider of screening and diagnostics for breast health, has aquired Breast Diagnostics of North Texas. The two centers are now owned and operated as Solis Mammography Denton-South and Solis Mammography Southlake. Both locations are comprehensive breast imaging centers that provide a full range of breast screening and diagnostic services. Previous patients of Breast Diagnostics will experience no interruption in services as their records have been automatically transferred to Solis.
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FYI Denton: Solis Mammography acquires Breast Diagnostics in Denton and Southlake

July 21, 2016 Solis Mammography, the nation’s largest independent provider of screening and diagnostics for breast health serving more than 600,000 patients a year, recently finalized its acquisition of Breast Diagnostics of North Texas. As a result, the two centers are now owned and operated as Solis Mammography Denton-South and Solis Mammography Southlake.
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Solis Mammography Acquires Breast Diagnostics in Denton and Southlake

July 20, 2016 Solis Mammography, the nation’s largest independent provider of screening and diagnostics for breast health serving more than 600,000 patients a year, recently finalized its acquisition of Breast Diagnostics of North Texas. As a result, the two centers are now owned and operated as Solis Mammography Denton-South and Solis Mammography Southlake. Both locations are comprehensive breast imaging centers that provide a full range of breast screening and diagnostic services. Previous patients of Breast Diagnostics will experience no interruption in services as their records have been automatically transferred to Solis.
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D Healthcare Daily: How Solis Mammography Grew Into the Largest Indie Provider of Breast Screenings in the U.S.

July 19, 2016 James Polfreman, president and CEO of Solis Mammography shares how Solis Mammography has grown into the largest indepdent provider of breast screenings in the U.S.
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D CEO: What Women Want

July 7, 2016 James Polfreman, president and CEO of Solis Mammography – the nation's largest independent provider of breast screening and diagnostics shares what women really want in health care. 
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DMagazine.com: What Women Want from Healthcare

July 4, 2016 President and CEO of Solis Mammography, James Polfreman discusses how he aims to deliver the kind of wellness care that women crave.
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Weatherford Democrat: 3D Mammography Helps County Advance

June 4, 2016 Solis Mammography, a breast screening and diagnostic health company based in Addison, Texas, opened as a department of Weatherford Regional Medical Center in March 2015, becoming the first provider to bring 3D mammography (tomosynthesis) to Parker County.
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KBUS FM: Solis opens in Paris

June 2, 2016 Solis Mammography, the nation’s largest independent provider of screening and diagnostics for breast health has finalized its acquisition of Digital Mammography of Northeast Texas. The center will now be owned and operated as Solis Mammography of Paris. This is the company’s first location in Paris and will be located at 3170 Clarksville Street. Dr. Steven Clifford, the founder and lead radiologist for Digital Mammography, will remain with the practice and continue serving patients and physicians in the local community.
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eParis Extra: Solis Mammography Opens in Paris, TX

June 2, 2016 Solis Mammography, the nation’s largest independent provider of screening and diagnostics for breast health, recently finalized its acquisition of Digital Mammography of Northeast Texas (DMNT).  As a result, the center will now be owned and operated as Solis Mammography of Paris. This is the company’s first location in Paris, Texas, located at 3170 Clarksville Street, Paris, TX.
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East Texas Radio: Solis Mammography Acquires Digital in Paris

June 2, 2016 Solis Mammography, the nation’s largest independent provider of screening and diagnostics for breast health has finalized its acquisition of Digital Mammography of Northeast Texas.  The center will now be owned and operated as Solis Mammography of Paris. This is the company’s first location in Paris and will be located at 3170 Clarksville Street. Dr. Steven Clifford, the founder and lead radiologist for Digital Mammography,  will remain with the practice and continue serving patients and physicians in the local community.
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Solis Mammography Opens in Paris, Texas

June 1, 2016 Solis Mammography, the nation’s largest independent provider of screening and diagnostics for breast health, recently finalized its acquisition of Digital Mammography of Northeast Texas (DMNT).  As a result, the center will now be owned and operated as Solis Mammography of Paris. This is the company’s first location in Paris, Texas, located at 3170 Clarksville Street, approximately 100 miles east of Dallas.
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Prosper Magazine: Confusion vs. Clarity

May 25, 2016 Solis Mammography is on a mission to clear up the confusion of mixed mammography recommendations by empowering women to make educated breast health decisions.
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KTXA 21 Dallas: Today with Kandace

May 23, 2016 Today with Kandace reporter Kathryn Dunn learns more about Solis Mammography, and just how crucial it is for women to get a mammogram. VP of Marketing and Client Relations, Connie Oliver, and Regional Director of Operations in North Texas, Michelle Benami, give their insight along with Jennifer Shauf, who won her battle with breast cancer.
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NBC 12 Phoenix: Arizona Midday

May 18, 2016 Dr. Connie Jones of Solis Mammography – the nation's largest independent provider of breast screening and diagnostics discusses the importance of early breast cancer detection.
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North Central News: No excuses for not getting a mammogram

May 17, 2016 In honor of National Women’s Health Week (May 8-14), Solis Mammography is on a mission to educate women about important decisions regarding breast health. While the technicians at Solis believe saving lives is job one, they also believe quality of life runs a close second. James Polfreman, president and CEO, of Solis Mammography shares six facts to help women decide for themselves.
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Southlake Style: Six Crucial Facts to Know for National Women’s Health Week

May 12, 2016 In honor of  National Women’s Health Week, an observance led by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health Solis Mammography wants to empower women to put their health at the forefront.
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Washington Radiology Associates Forms Strategic Partnership with Solis Mammography

May 11, 2016 Washington Radiology Associates (WRA), a leading provider of diagnostic imaging services in the metro D.C. area for more than 65 years, has announced a strategic partnership with Texas-based Solis Mammography. This new affiliation brings together the technology, capital, and knowledge resources of two healthcare industry leaders, both focused on delivering exceptional patient care and peace of mind in diagnostic imaging.
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Fox 26 Houston: National Women's Health Week

May 10, 2016 Rhonda McKithern of Solis Mammography talks early detection utilizing various foods to demonstrate sizes of masses found with mammography and with self-exams with Houston’s Fox 26.
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Coppell Gazette: A Matter of Opinion - Just the facts, ma'am

May 9, 2016 Solis Mammography is on a mission to clear up the confusion of mixed mammography recommendations by empowering women to make educated breast health decisions.
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Breast Friends Cancer Support Radio Network: The Benefits of 3D Mammography Featuring Stephen Rose

April 29, 2016 Dr. Stephen Rose shares the benefits of 3D Mammography with Becky Olson and Sharon Henifin on The Breast Friends Cancer Radio Show.
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Southlake Style: The Benefits of Beginning Breast-Cancer Screenings Early

April 26, 2016 Experts from Solis Mammography share with Southlake Style the benefits of beginning breast-cancer screenings early. For women, there’s never really been a clear answer: Do I start mammography screenings at age 40, 45 or 50? New research confirms that early detection is the healthiest choice, and age 40 is when to begin screenings.
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Plano Profile: Solis Mammography Announces Ted Bucknam as new COO

April 25, 2016 Solis Mammography, the nation’s largest independent provider of screening and diagnostics for breast health, today announced that Ted Bucknam has been named their new Chief Operating Officer.
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Of Breast Cancer Diagnoses in 2015, One in Five Were Women Under 50

April 21, 2016 Early detection can and does help women under 50 every day. Research shows that women diagnosed with breast cancer between 40-50 years of age typically have more aggressive rates of tumor growth. For these reasons, it’s critical that younger women adhere strictly to the annual screening interval.
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Dallas Business Journal: Ted Bucknam announcement

April 18, 2016 Ted Bucknam joins Solis Mammography as chief operating officer. As COO, Bucknam will be responsible for overseeing day-to-day operations and will lead internal operational efforts in promoting Solis’ planned expansion into additional markets across the U.S. Bucknam previously served as president of Concentra.
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Katy Magazine: Solis Mammography Adds New COO to Leadership Team

April 15, 2016 Solis Mammography, the nation’s largest independent provider of screening and diagnostics for breast health, today announced that Ted Bucknam has been named their new chief operating officer.
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Richardson Living: Solis Mammography Adds New COO To Leadership Team

April 12, 2016 Solis Mammography, the nation’s largest independent provider of screening and diagnostics for breast health, today announced that Ted Bucknam has been named their new chief operating officer.
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Solis Mammography Adds New COO to Leadership Team

April 11, 2016 Solis Mammography, the nation’s largest independent provider of screening and diagnostics for breast health, today announced that Ted Bucknam has been named their new chief operating officer.
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WE: Women Listen Up -- Mammograms are the Only Offense in Early Detection Defense

April 1, 2016 In the past few months, so many conflicting statements, recommendations and guidelines have come out that it is no wonder women are more confused than ever as to when to get a mammogram. To put it simply, The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, American College of Radiology, The Society for Breast Imaging, and the radiologists who practice at 30-year old Solis Mammography all agree that a woman should begin regular, annual mammograms at age 40. 
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KHOU CBS Houston: Great Day Houston

March 21, 2016 Great Day Houston features Solis' Dr. Melissa O'Toole who talks about the importance of early detection and mammograms.
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Fort Worth Mom's Blog: Mama's First Mammogram

March 21, 2016 Tiffany shares her experience undergoing her first mammogram at Solis Mammography
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ABC 15 Phoenix: Peace of Mind Conference

March 20, 2016 Solis introduces Phoenix's Peace of Mind Conference gives women with breast cancer a chance to discuss treatment options with a multi-disciplinary panel of medical experts in breast cancer care, from detection to treatment to reconstruction.
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Phoenix Bubblelife: Peace of Mind Conference Serves Women in Need of Multi-Disciplinary Breast Cancer Advice

February 24, 2016 Solis Mammography, the nation’s largest independent provider of mammography services, has introduced the “Peace of Mind Conference” in Phoenix, connecting patients and sub-specialty doctors in a unique way.
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Penn Medicine, 3D 3-year study results

February 23, 2016 Penn Medicine Study Offers First Look into Long Term Performance of 3D Mammography Screening Newswise — PHILADELPHIA — The increased cancer detection and reduced call backs associated with 3D mammography, also known as Digital Breast Tomosynthesis (DBT), can be maintained years after a patient’s first DBT screening with regularly scheduled DBT imaging, according to a JAMA Oncology study published online today from researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.
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Peace of Mind Conference Serves Women In Need of Multi-Disciplinary Breast Cancer Advice

February 8, 2016 Solis Mammography, the nation’s largest independent provider of mammography services, has introduced the “Peace of Mind Conference” in Phoenix, connecting patients and sub-specialty doctors in a unique way.
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Dallas Morning News: More Mammogram Confusion

January 18, 2016 Last week, yet another national organization, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, sent yet another confusing message to women, advising delayed screening mammography from age 40 to 50.
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Forbes, "The Problem With The New Breast Cancer Screening Recommendations"

January 15, 2016 The task force says the anxiety of a follow-up call and potential cancer diagnosis cause too much harm. I have cared for women for more than 40 years and it is clear that if they had a choice, they would choose a “false positive” over dying from breast cancer.
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Letter to the editor: Yet Another Confusing Message to Women

This week, yet another national organization, the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force, sent yet another confusing message to women, advising delayed screening mammography from age 40 to 50.
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Epic Fails: When Healthy New Year’s Resolutions Go Wrong

December 28, 2015 Nearly 90 percent of Americans who make New Year’s resolutions will fail. (Washington Post) As a leader in women’s health and wellness, Solis Mammography took a look at five of the biggest New Year’s resolution fails, with suggestions for ways to overcome bars set a bit too high.
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A Gift for Yourself and Someone Else

December 18, 2015 'Tis the season to give. And this year Solis Mammography, the nation’s largest independent provider of mammography services, will give a $10 donation for every mammogram scheduled by Dec. 31.
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VIDEO LINK: Conversation with Henda Salmeron, Dense Breast Tissue Law advocate

November 18, 2015 Breast cancer survivor and political advocate Henda Salmeron fought for the Dense Breast Tissue Law in Texas, also called Henda’s Law, so women would be better informed, thus better able to advocate for their unique needs regarding breast imaging. The law passed in 2011. But Salmeron didn’t stop there. She continues to put her voice to good use, educating women at every opportunity about the importance of advocacy regarding breast health.
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Inside Health

November 1, 2015 A Peace of Mind. Solis Mammography combines a new approach with the latest patient engagement technology to increase compliance and deliver a better overall mammography experience.
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Women Concerned About Insurance Coverage for Mammograms

October 28, 2015 Solis Mammography, is getting an influx of calls from women asking if their mammograms are covered by insurance in light of the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) new recommendations announced last week. Solis wants to reassure all women that insurance coverage has not immediately changed, and that its radiologists strongly recommend that women still begin getting an annual mammogram at 40 (unless high risk factors exist which might cause her to start earlier than 40.)
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Catchfence.com: Cody Coughlin Helps Lift Spirits of Patients at Solis Mammography in Columbus

With October being Breast Cancer Awareness month, Cody Coughlin has been doing as much as he can to raise awareness for the disease that affects so many in America. 
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Preston Hollow People: Solis Disappointed in New ACS Guidelines

The recommendation from the American Cancer Society on Tuesday that women should get fewer mammograms caused a stir in medical circles and among breast cancer survivors.
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Media Statement: Solis Disappointed in New ACS Guidelines

October 20, 2015 We are disappointed by today’s announcement from the American Cancer Society (ACS), and strongly believe that mammography and early detection continue to be a critical part of healthy breasts and overall wellness. Time and again, major studies have proven that early detection reduces deaths for women ages 40 to 74.
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WFAA ABC Dallas: New Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines

October 20, 2015 Not everyone agrees with the new guidelines from the American Cancer Society.
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Addison Magazine: Think Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Every year in October, football players start wearing pink socks, pens and cups are available in pink and pink ribbons are seen everywhere you go. While this influx of pink can be fun, we have to remember it is for an important reason — to raise awareness for the very real problem that is breast cancer.
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Addison Magazine: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

While we may attribute orange and black to the month of October, another color stands out and stands out strong – pink. Breast Cancer Awareness Month is an important time of the year, as it reminds us to focus on our health and take the time to schedule annual mammograms. We reached out to Solis Mammography, located here in the North Dallas Corridor, for some helpful facts and tips regarding prevention.
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Who Is Reading Your Mammogram? It Makes a Difference.

October 7, 2015 National Mammography Day is Oct. 16. When scheduling a mammogram, women need to know that the technology used, and the skill of the doctor reading the mammogram makes a world of difference.
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Solis Urges Women to Rethink P.I.N.K. during October

October 1, 2015 In the month of October, the color pink has become synonymous with National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Everything from consumer products to the NFL is splashed in pink. And for this heightened awareness, the team at Solis Mammography applauds the efforts of so many organizations who work hard to create and maintain this public awareness campaign. And yet, in true ironic form, today’s reality is that too many women avoid getting their annual mammogram because of the fear and anxiety associated with breast cancer. “Based on extensive research we’ve done with women who do – or do not – get their annual mammogram, we’ve learned that the fear and anxiety associated with the pink ribbon causes too many women to stay away,” says Connie Oliver, VP marketing and client relations for Solis Mammography. “We’ve built our patient services model to try to change that.”
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Adweek: Spin the Agencies of Record

TrizCom PR of Dallas won the business of Solis Mammography, the country’s largest independent provider of breast health services. Did you know that October 16 is National Mammography Day? Neither did we.
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Solis Mammography Selects TrizCom as PR Agency of Record

August 31, 2015 Solis Mammography, the nation’s largest independent provider of screening and diagnostics for breast health, has named Dallas-based TrizCom Public Relations as its PR agency of record.
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Triad Business Journal: Sean Barker

Duties/responsibilities:Sean will develop and manage the company’s accounting platform, focusing on process improvement and best practice development in the area of internal and external controls, financial reporting, regulatory compliance and fiscal policy.
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Triad Business Journal: Michael Bennett

Duties/responsibilities: As chief development officer, Michael Bennett assumes joint responsibility for driving the company’s national expansion efforts through acquisitions, de novo centers and hospital joint ventures.
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Dallas Business Journal: Sean Barker

Duties/responsibilities: Sean will develop and manage the company’s accounting platform, focusing on process improvement and best practice development in the area of internal and external controls, financial reporting, regulatory compliance and fiscal policy.
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Dallas Business Journal: Michael Bennett

Duties/responsibilities: As chief development officer, Michael Bennett assumes joint responsibility for driving the company’s national expansion efforts through acquisitions, de novo centers and hospital joint ventures.
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Solis Mammography Announces Additions to Leadership Team

August 10, 2015 ADDISON, TEXAS – Solis Mammography, the nation’s largest independent provider of screening and diagnostics for breast health, is pleased to announce two key additions to its leadership team. Michael Bennett has been named as the company’s second chief development officer, and Sean Barker serves as the company’s vice president of finance. As chief development officer, Michael Bennett assumes joint responsibility for driving the company’s national expansion efforts through acquisitions, de novo centers and hospital joint ventures. Bennett is an accomplished business development strategist with extensive experience in strategic account management for firms in the healthcare industry. Most recently, he served as business development officer for Invivo, a wholly owned subsidiary of Phillips Healthcare.
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Solis Mammography and HCA Open Center in Arlington

ADDISON, TEXAS — Solis Mammography and Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) are pleased to announce the completion of their newest joint venture project. This July, Solis Mammography, a department of Medical Center Arlington opened its doors. The partnership represents each organization’s commitment to expanding the availability of highly specialized breast imaging services for women in the DFW area. 
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Solis Opens Center in Granbury

June 28, 2015 ADDISON, TEXAS — Solis celebrated the opening of its Granbury center with a special ribbon cutting ceremony and open house on Tuesday, June 23, 2015. Attendees included more than 75 community leaders, Solis team members, Lake Granbury Medical Center staff, and the Granbury Chamber of Commerce. 
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Solis Expands to Serve Broader Community in Houston

ADDISON, TEXAS — Solis Mammography continues its growth into the Houston market, in partnership with Rose Imaging Specialists, a preeminent authority in the field of breast imaging. Three centers are open and fully operational including one at North Loop West, one in Katy, and another at Memorial City. Coming in August 2015 will be the area's fourth Solis center, to open in Sugar Land.
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DFW-Area Team Members Support Plano Race for the Cure

June 19, 2015 ADDISON, TEXAS — Twenty-five team members from Solis Mammography in the North Texas area were among the thousands that packed the streets for the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Plano, Texas, on Saturday, June 13. The Solis Team, named ‘Best Team Under The Sun’, spent the weeks leading up to the event collecting donations from family and friends to benefit the charity’s breast health education and research programs.
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Houston Centers Offering 3D Mammography

ADDISON, TEXAS — Tomosynthesis, added to digital mammography, results in a significant reduction in recalls while finding more invasive cancers earlier according to a recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). 
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Solis Spotlighted for Innovative Hospital Partnerships

ADDISON, TEXAS — Read Imaging Economics.com, a leading online publication in the healthcare services market, featured Solis Mammography for its innovative approach to partnering with community hospitals to provide exceptional mammography services.  The article cites a "conundrum" faced by many hospitals today -- "how to optimally invest scarce assets at a time when they are bracing for the ongoing effects of health reform."  Many hospitals are outsourcing imaging services to specialist providers like Solis.  According to James Polfreman, Solis' president and CEO, the change is centered around providing a low price, high quality option -- something very hard for hospitals to mimic in the area of breast health services.what James Polfreman CEO of Solis Mammography has to say about mammography in the U.S.
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